San Jerónimo District, Andahuaylas

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San Jerónimo
District
Country  Peru
Region Apurímac
Province Andahuaylas
Capital San Jerónimo
Government
 • Mayor Oscar David Rojas Palomino
Area
 • Total 237.42 km2 (91.67 sq mi)
Elevation 2,944 m (9,659 ft)
Population (2005 census)
 • Total 17,220
 • Density 73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 030213

San Jerónimo District is one of the nineteen districts of the province Andahuaylas in Peru.[1]

Ethnic groups[edit]

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (69.26%) learnt to speak in childhood, 30.47% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Digital. Retrieved April 4, 2008.
  2. ^ inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población


Coordinates: 13°39′04″S 73°21′54″W / 13.65111°S 73.36500°W / -13.65111; -73.36500